from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In crystallography, a plane of a monoclinic crystal which is parallel to the vertical axis and the lateral axis perpendicular to it. See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Crystallog.) A name given to the two planes in the monoclinic system which are parallel to the vertical and orthodiagonal axes.
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- noun crystallography Either of the two
planesin the monoclinicsystem which are parallelto the verticaland orthodiagonal axes.
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ortho- + pinacoid
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